• Short Summary

    POPE PAUL GAVE 24 NEW ROMAN CATHOLIC CARDINALS THEIR RED 'BIRETTAS' - SPECIAL CARDINAL'S HATS - AND THEIR TITLES OF OFFICE IN A SOLEMN CEREMONY IN THE VATICAN CITY YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY).

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    POPE PAUL GAVE 24 NEW ROMAN CATHOLIC CARDINALS THEIR RED 'BIRETTAS' - SPECIAL CARDINAL'S HATS - AND THEIR TITLES OF OFFICE IN A SOLEMN CEREMONY IN THE VATICAN CITY YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY).

    THE CEREMONY TOOK PLACE IN THE SISTINE CHAPEL, BENEATH MICHELANGELO'S FRESCOED CEILING. THEN, AS THE NEW CARDINALS TOOK THEIR SEATS, THE POPE ADDRESSED THEM FROM HIS THRONE. HE ASSURED THEM THAT THEIR OFFICE HAD LOST NONE OF ITS IMPORTANCE IN THE MODERN CHURCH, DESPITE THE RECENT CREATION OF A SYNOD OF BISHOPS.

    FIFTEEN OF THE NEW CARDINALS ARE FOREIGNERS, AND TWELVE ITALIANS. FOUR ARE FROM THE UNITED STATES, AMONG THEM CARDINAL CODY FROM CHICAGO AND CARDINAL KROL FROM PHILADELPHIA. FROM SOUTH AMERICA, THERE IS CARDINAL FASOLINO OF ARGENTINA. AMONG THE THREE NEW CARDINALS FROM FRANCE IS CARDINAL VEUILLOOT OF PARIS.

    AFTER THE CEREMONY IN THE SISTINE CHAPEL, THE POPE LED THE NEW PRINCESS OF THE CHURCH IN PROCESSION TO ST. PETER'S BASILICA. THERE HE UNVEILED A MONUMENT TO POPE JOHN XXIII. THE BRONZE RELIEF MY SCULPTURE, SET IN A BASE OF RED GRANITE, IS THE WORLD ITALIAN SCULPTOR EMILIO GRECO.

    POPE PAUL DISCRIBED HIS PREDECESSOR AS A LEADER FO THE CHURCH WHOSE POP-LLAIRTY HAD SPREAD ALL OVER THE WORLD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB6M87EF00ZH24XKCUCD8TWSTN
    Media URN:
    VLVAB6M87EF00ZH24XKCUCD8TWSTN
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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